By Lt. Yaron G. Rabinowitz, Lt. Russell P. Balmer, Lt. Darren Norris, Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Justin Seabrook, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Stephen Windle, and Hospitalman Samuel Malone, 2D Marine Regiment, 2D Marine Division OSCAR TEAM. "Recent experience has demonstrated that traditional paradigms of mental health treatment are not sufficient to attenuate the escalating numbers of suicides and adverse outcomes in operational commands. Rather, effective risk surveillance practices must... Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, suicide, Hospital Corps, mental health, US Marine Corps
By Hospitalman Teresa Alexandria Perkins, Naval Hospital Bremerton "I’m a radiologic technologist and proud to be Naval Hospital Bremerton’s 2014 Blue Jacket of the Year. It’s an honor to represent my leadership and the hospital." Topics: radiology, hospital corps, NH Bremerton, Navy Medicine Live Blog
By Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class (FMF) Justin P. Schneider, Naval Expeditionary Medical Training Institute One of the greatest opportunities I have had in my naval career has been to serve as a hospital corpsman assigned with Marines as a company line corpsman. I am trusted to treat and care for Marines on a daily basis. From a training evolution, to combat operations treating wounded service members from gunshot wounds, to traumatic brain injuries (TBI) caused by explosive blast, the demands are... Topics: US Marine Corps, Navy Medicine Live Blog, Hospital Corps, training, Naval Expeditionary Medical...
"Cmdr. Hassan Tetteh, physician health policy advisor and lead of the futures and innovation team at U.S. Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) said, “innovation is simply making connections; having the right idea for the right people at the right time.”" Topics: BUMED, Navy Medicine Live Blog
By Dr. Richard D. Arnold, Naval Aerospace Medical Research Unit-Dayton, Aeromedical Director. "In the late 1990s, the Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory (NAMRL) in Pensacola, Fla. conducted early research on selection testing of RQ-2 Pioneer Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operators. After moving to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio last year as part of a Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC), the NAMRL team became the Aeromedical Directorate of the Naval Medical Research Unit... Topics: NAMRU-D, drones, Navy Medicine Live Blog
By Lt. Norman Jacinto, Expeditionary Medical Facility Bethesda, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. "Recently Navy Reservists from Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) Bethesda, Detachment S, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center were “all hands on deck” welcoming to the National Capital Area, an Honor Flight of more than 200 World War II and the Korean War veterans from 127 hubs in 41 states." Topics: veterans, Navy Medicine Live Blog
By Ensign Joe Keiley, HSV 2 Swift Public Affairs, DODLive Blog. "From May to now inching into the first days of September, High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) has been carving a path along the coast of Africa and it has now almost made it exactly one and a half times around the continent. One of the new additions to the Swift team, since it last departed Spain at the end of July, is a group of more than two-dozen Navy doctors, nurses, corpsman and civilian medical care providers who have... Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, HSV-2 Swift, humanitarian assistance, Africa, Project Hope
By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs When a Navy chaplain is assigned to a military treatment facility such as Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB), their broad range of duties helps the overall mission of Navy Medicine to enable readiness, wellness and patient-centered care of Sailors, Marines, their families and all others entrusted in their care. Along with ecumenical duties, they also handle such responsibilities as counseling individuals seeking guidance and spiritual... Topics: NH Bremerton, psychology, Navy Medicine Live Blog
By Allison Paul, FOCUS (Families OverComing Stress) Family member. "FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress) is a program that taught us to develop ways of communicating our emotions, gave us tools to alleviate anxiety and stress, and connected us with other beneficial resources." Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, stress
By Allen Wright, staff epidemiologist, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center. "This team effort between us and Navy Medicines’ fleet reporters has provided us a clearer understanding of the major sources/types of illness that you are likely to experience while serving aboard our Navy’s ships, and now we can say with more certainty that acute gastroenteritis, most likely from a norovirus, is the source of most sudden onset vomiting and diarrhea occurring aboard our ships." Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center, diarrhea
Today’s column was written by Barclay P. Butler, Ph.D., Director, Department of Defense/Department of Veterans Affairs Interagency Program Office (IPO). Dr. Butler leads all IPO initiatives to acquire, develop, and integrate major Joint DoD-VA Health IT capabilities and prescribes the Departments’ design, development, integration, evaluation, and deployment strategies for electronic health systems." Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, medical records
By Cmdr. Michail Charissis, director of psychological health, Bureau of Navy Medicine and Surgery As a leader in mental health awareness, treatment, and research, Navy Medicine is instrumental in the development of advances that are improving the lives of Sailors, Marines, their families and retirees who suffer from a mental health condition. Navy Medicine providers understand the demanding environment of military life and experiences of combat, during which many Sailors and Marines experience... Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, psychology
By Capt. Eric R. Hoffman, MSC, executive officer, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center. "For those of us in the public health arena the term “Preventive Health” is really a hybrid of multiple public health disciplines. At a minimum, it includes “Population Health,” “Preventive Medicine,” and “Environmental Health.” That represents a pretty good chunk of everything that the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC), and its field activities does to help... Topics: Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center, Preventive Medicine, Navy Medicine Live Blog
United States Navy Medical News Letter Vol. 29, No. 11, 7 June 1957 Historical Fund of the Navy Medical Department ... 2 Use of X- Rays and Other Ionizing Radiation . . . . . 3 Changes in Heart Resulting from Cardiac Massage . . . . 6 Diagnosis of Lung Cancer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Retinoblastoma ....... 11 Dental Problems of the Handicapped Child . . . . . 13 Therapy for Peripheral Arteriosclerosis ... 14... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, National Bureau of Standards, International Geophysical Year, NDC Yokosuka,...
United States Navy Medical News Letter Vol. 30 No. 10, 22 November 1957 Marital Adjustment and Military Service ......... 2 SPECIAL NOTICE . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Aspiration Before Injection of Dental Local Anesthetics ... 9 Chronic Cystic Mastitis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Tuberculin Converters ......................... 13 MD-USN, A New Film Release ........ .... 15 American Board of O~stetrics and Gynecology Examinations ....17 From the... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, tuberculosis, films, marriage
By Lt. James Regeimbal Jr., microbiologist, first mobile laboratory team in Liberia. "Monrovia also had several Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) testing labs, as was appropriate given the city’s high population; but, the outer rural counties were a different matter. Central and Southern Liberia were struggling to control EVD just like Monrovia, but there were no EVD testing labs that far out. The outer counties shipped their samples into Monrovia and if the samples were not lost in transit,... Topics: Africa, ebola, humanitarian assistance, Liberia, Navy Medicine Live Blog
Naval Service Medical News 94-25 (940203)-Navy Medical Clinic Albany Flooded by Alberto (940204)-Corpsman's Heroic Action Recognized with Navy Comm (940205)-Justice Prevails as Navy's Top Counselor (940206)-USNH Rota Team Supports Space Shuttle Program (940207)-CHAMPUS BRIEFS -- Not All Mental Health Patients Reviewed by Contractor -- REMEMBER: CHAMPUS Claims Filing Rules are Changing -- CHAMPUS Shares Cost of PAP Tests, Mammograms (940208)-HEALTHWATCH: Millington Health Fair Hits... Topics: MEDNEWS, NMC Albany, Tropical Storm Alberto, NH Orlando, NH Yokosuka, NH Rota, Space Shuttle
U.S.NAVY MEDICINE Volume 67, Number 11, November 1976 1 Department Rounds Hope for the queasy ... Promotion slowdown 4 BUMED SITREP 5 NAVMED Newsmakers 6 Features What's a Veterinarian Doing Here? CAPT J.H. Wright, USAF, VC 9 Enlisted Scene Petty officers' performance reviewed 10 Soundings Let's Stop Prescribing Cold Medications CDR A.L. Garske, MC, USN 14 Off Duty Thanksgiving story: One year later 16 Policy Instructions and directives 17 Clinical Notes Better Pesticides for Submarines LCDR R.... Topics: Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory, Pensacola, Navy medicine magazine, motion sickness,...
By Sally Vickers, MS, CHES, Health Promotion and Wellness Department, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center If you’re battling weight issues, you’re not alone. Nearly 70 percent of those ages 20 and older in the United States are considered to be overweight or obese. While staying fit can seem overwhelming at times, there is a solution. The Navy’s ShipShape Weight Management Program understands the unique challenges that you face, and we’re here to help. We can provide you with the... Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center, nutrition, obesity
By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs. According to Dr. Anthony Hwang, Naval Hospital Bremerton Clinical Psychologist assigned to the Mental Health Department, when a person’s individual mood is normally okay, but come fall and winter is consistently or predominantly low, they could be experiencing the winter blues which affects approximately 10-20 percent of the U.S. population. Then there is another five percent of the population that suffer from Major Depressive... Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, Seasonal Affective Disorder, depression, psychology, NH Bremerton
Story and photo By Valerie A. Kremer, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs. After being selected out of four candidates by a panel of Navy Medicine senior leaders, Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Monica M. Reeves, Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD), was named the SOY. Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, Sailor of the Year, Hospital Corps, NMC San Diego
NAVMED P-5077 This brochure has been prepared to acquaint you with the Navy's aviation medicine program and to answer those questions most frequently asked by medical students and young physicians. The Naval Flight Surgeon performs a vital service for his country in a challenging and rewarding career. His primary function is the selection and maintenance at maximum effectiveness of personnel with the capability of performing a complex mental task in a hazardous environment. He must have an... Topics: flight surgeons, aviation medicine
NAVAL SERVICE MEDICAL NEWS 94-11 (940079)-FAMILY ADVOCACY PROGRAM (940080)-NAVY HOSPITAL SHIP USNS COMFORT CONDUCTS SEA TRIALS (940081)-HISTORIC HEALTH CARE AGREEMENT SIGNED (940082)-NMC CORPSMAN IS FIRST TO RECEIVE NEW NEC (940083)-NAVY MEDICAL CORPS RATES HIGH AT NMC OAKLAND (940084)-NAVY PROGRAM COLLOCATING TO BROOKS AFB (940085)-MSC RECEIVES AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE (940086)-GRAND ROUND ABSTRACTS (940087)-YOKOSUKA HOSTS PACIFIC RIM MILITARY DOCTORS Topics: MEDNEWS, NH Yokosuka, USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), hospital ship, child abuse, NH Camp Lejeune, NH...
Navy & Marine Corps Medical News 99-09 Headline: Navy medical customers are satisfied with service Headline: Groton optometry provides ‘Sight to Fight’ Headline: Improving Fleet knowledge through distance learning Headline: Pensacola uses industry program to improve quality Headline: Automotive industry uses Navy's better idea Headline: Faulty blood glucose monitors recalled Headline: Third party insurance improves patient care at Jacksonville Headline: Retirees gung-ho for TRICARE... Topics: MEDNEWS, NH Pensacola, USS Albany (SSN 753), Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory, NH...
Naval Service Medical News (NSMN) 95-37 (950303)-Surgery in the Park at Camp Lejeune (950304)-Mobile Hearing Testing Service, Serving the Fleet (950305)-New Fisher House Opens in Portsmouth (950306)-Mentoring in the Medical Service Corps (950307)-Navy Nurse Corps Officer Blazes Trail with Air Force (950308)-Naval Hospital Ceremony Remembers POWs/MIAs (950309)-Corpsman at Boone Clinic is Olympic Hopeful (950310)-CHILD HEALTHWATCH: Back to School ... Now What? (950311)-HEALTHWATCH: Diabetes... Topics: MEDNEWS, Second Medical Battalion, NH Jacksonville, Mobile Hearing Conservation Audiometric Truck,...
Navy and Marine Corps Medical News 96-30 New Vaccine Shortens Pre-Deployment Ritual Podiatrist Takes Health Care to Carrier DoD(HA) Secretary Calls for Customer Service Focus "OR FLEX" Eases Surgery Backlog Portsmouth Clinic Helps Corpsmen Advance Reservists Help People Stay Healthy Medical Team Heads to Operation Joint Endeavor Happy Birthday, Medical Service Corps! ... Topics: MEDNEWS, Havrix vaccine, Hepatitis A, NH Twenty-Nine Palms, USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN-73), NH...
Navy and Marine Corps Medical News 00-37 - Orthodontist brings optimization to Zama - Town hall meetings educate about FEHBP - NH Jax has newest member of the ASBS - Upcoming symposium focuses on health excellence - TRICARE question and answer - Anthrax question and answer - HEALTHWATCH: Does your computer cause eyestrain? Topics: MEDNEWS, NH Yokosuka, Camp Zama, NH Jacksonville, Bariatric surgery, anthrax, vaccination
Navy & Marine Corps Medical News 03-07 Bethesda Staff Gets Orders to Join Comfort Navy Medical Corps Celebrates Birthday March 3 BUMED Claimancy 18 Sailor of the Year Finalists Announced Navy Medical Officer Takes First Place in Spec Ops Race Carucci Receives AMA's Highest Award for Public Service Halyburton Color Guard Presents Flag at Rockingham Jax Graduates Nurse Anesthetists Sperm Bank Deposits Are Your Personal Business HealthWatch: Glaucoma Can Steal Vision Without Warning Topics: MEDNEWS, USNS Comfort, Sailor of the Year, malaria, Navy Nurse Corps Anesthesia Program, NH...
United States Navy Medical News Letter Vol. 15, No. 10, 19 May 1950 Terramycin in Vitro and in Vivo .... 2 Clinical Study of Terramycin .......... 4 Colon Polyposis Management. ......... 8 Ascorbic Acid in Rheumatic Fever .... 10 Lymph Node Dye in Cancer Surgery .... 11 Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation ..... 15 Report on Histoplasmosis ............ 18 Skin Carcinogenesis Study ............ 20 Hetrazan in Filariasis ................. 22 Xylocaine in Dentistry ................. 24... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, antibiotics, Hospital Corps, Independent Duty Corpsmen, Armed Forces...
United States Navy Medical News Letter Vol. 19, No. 6, 21 March 1952 Patient Evacuation by Helicopter ................ . ................. ..... ............... 2 High Altitude Hypoxia; Physiology and Pathology .. .......................... ...... 3 The Artificial Kidney ..... . ...... .... ............................ 5 Organic Phosphate Insecticides Toxic.................... ...... .. . . ......... ........ 8 Obscure Herniated Intervertebral Discs... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, evacuation, Chosin Reservoir, NH Yokosuka, USS Consolation, Korean War,...
Audio interview with RADM Horace D. Warden, MC, USN (Ret.), on his experiences during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, recorded for a documentary film. Interviewed by Jan K. Herman, Historian, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. No transcript exists. Topics: Horace D. Warden, World War II, Pearl Harbor, oral history
By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs Captain Julie Zappone turned over leadership of Operational Health Support Unit Bremerton to Captain Matthew A. McQueen during a change of command ceremony on Dec. 12, 2014. Topics: NH Bremerton, Navy Medicine magazine
"Dr. Shuenn-Jue Wu, a senior scientist at the Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC), attended a planning meeting at the University of Notre Dame for a National Science Foundation (NSF) proposal for an Engineering Research Center (ERC) for Portable Nanosensor Diagnostics (PANDA)." Topics: Navy Medicine Research Center, public health, water quality, Navy Medicine magazine
Testimony of VADM Don Arthur, Medical Corps, Surgeon General, United States Navy Before the House Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Defense. "As our nation continues to fight the Global War on Terror, Navy Medicine remains steadfast in its commitment to provide care on the battlefield and to continue to meet the other health care needs of our beneficiaries, active duty, reservists, military retirees, and family members. These efforts reflect our focus on the joint doctrine of Force... Topics: Iraq, Afghanistan, military medicine
Navy and Marine Corps Medical News Issue 23, October 14, 2005 Disaster Drill Measures ‘Medical Megaplex’ Response ...1 Hospital Corpsmen and Dental Technicians Join Forces to Provide Top Health Care ...2 Naval Hospital Bremerton Steps up Education for Breast Cancer Awareness Month ...2 Comfort, Local Doctors Establish Trauma Treatment Unit ...3 Corpsmen, Nurses Take to the Sky, Treat Fallen Marines ...4 Navy Plastic Surgery Recognized at National Convention ...5 Topics: MEDNEWS, National Naval Medical Center, NH Bremerton, breast cancer, USNS Comfort (T-AH 20),...
By Cmdr. Mark Riddle, head, enteric diseases department, Naval Medical Research Center. "Diarrhea has been at the forefront of causing major problems for military campaigns since time immemorial. With every deployment or armed conflict, diarrhea has taken its toll on unit readiness. In current and recent deployments, for every 100 people that deploy for a month, about 30 will experience an episode of travelers’ diarrhea." Topics: diarrhea, Navy Medicine Live Blog
By Yan Kennon, Naval Hospital Jacksonville Senior Writer. "JACKSONVILLE, Fla.─ Capt. Gayle Shaffer turned over leadership of Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville—comprised of its hospital and five branch health clinics (BHCs)—to Capt. John Le Favour during a change of command ceremony Aug. 8." Topics: NH Jacksonville, Navy Medicine magazine
United States Navy Medical News Letter Vol. 40 No. 1, 6 July 1962 MEDICAL DIGESTS Fibromuscular Stenoses of Renal Arteries with Hypertension . . . . . 3 Abdominal Surgery Without Gastrointestinal Suction . . . .... . 11 Tranquillizers . .. . . . ... .. . ... .. . 11 MISCELLANY Honors for Admiral Brown ... . . .. 15 Army and Air Force Courses . . ... 16 National Bilirubin Survey ......... 16 Parasitological Studies in the Philippines .. . ... . ...... . 17 NBS Cooperates in Fallout Shelter... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, parasitology, film, smallpox, Robert B. Brown, NAMRU-2, Sidney L. Arje
"The U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) created and released a new “Dirty Jobs”-style informational show, Jan. 31. The episode released is part of a larger series, titled “Scrubbing In,” and is hosted by BUMED public affairs specialists who visit various commands across the Navy Medicine enterprise to showcase its vast capabilities." Topics: training, BUMED, Navy Medicine Live Blog
Lt. Robert D. Hontz, Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6. "A University of California, Davis (UCDavis)/ U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 (NAMRU-6) collaborative study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) provided evidence that human movement contributes to the spread of DENV infections starting outbreaks." Topics: NAMRU-6, dengue, Peru, Navy Medicine Live Blog
By Cmdr. (Dr.) Matthew T. Brigger, pediatric otolaryngologist and Residency Program Director for the Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Department, Naval Medical Center San Diego. "The EXIT procedure is an acronym for Ex-utero Intrapartum Treatment. In short, the procedure is an intervention at the time of birth. Dr. You and her team had expertly identified abnormalities that suggested Charlie was at risk of having life threatening breathing difficulties at birth. As I reviewed the... Topics: pediatrics, NMC San Diego, obstetrics, Navy Medicine Live Blog
"Scrubbing In, brought to you by the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, takes you around Navy Medicine to show who we are and what we do. In this episode, Paul Ross travels to the Bioskills Simulation Training Center at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) to show how Navy Medicine personnel use simulators to provide realistic training. Paul participates in a simulated medical code, the delivery of a baby, and treatment battlefield injuries. (Produced by U.S. Navy Bureau of... Topic: Navy Medicine magazine
Lt. j.g. Ari Doucette, physician assistant, Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center. "At an intersection of international partnership and military medicine stands the Naval Undersea Medicine Institute (NUMI) in Groton, Conn., where Sailors are trained for submarine duty as Independent Duty Corpsmen (IDC), including some foreign nationals from half way around the world." Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, Naval Undersea Medicine Institute (NUMI), Independent Duty Corpsmen,...
By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general, and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. "On behalf of Navy Medicine and a grateful nation, I extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Medical Service Corps (MSC) as they celebrate 67 years of faithful and dedicated service. In recognition of the corps’ anniversary, I wanted to share some stories about my relationship with the MSC." Topics: Medical Service Corps, Navy Medicine Live Blog